'Old as Dirt' Steve Kerr Jokes Manu Ginobili Is Old Because They Were Teammates

Scott Polacek@@ScottPolacekFeatured ColumnistApril 22, 2018

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - JUNE 13:  Steve Kerr #25 of the San Antonio Spurs celebrates with teammate Emanuel Ginobili #20 during Game five of the NBA Finals at Continental Airlines Arena on June 13, 2003 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  The Spurs won 93-83.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement  Copyright 2003 NBAE  (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAEvia Getty Images)
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The San Antonio Spurs avoided elimination Sunday with a 103-90 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 4 of their first-round playoff series and received 16 points and five assists in a critical performance off the bench from Manu Ginobili.

The outing prompted a reporter to ask Steve Kerr if he wanted to see the 40-year-old guard's birth certificate, and the Warriors head coach joked that he knows Ginobili is old because they played together:

Kerr and Ginobili were teammates on the Spurs during the 2002-03 season when they captured the NBA title.

Kerr is looking to win his third title in four years as a coach, but his team first has to dispatch of the Spurs after missing an opportunity to sweep the opening-round series Sunday in San Antonio.

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